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50 (Northumbrian) Infantry Division

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03-Sep-1939 23-Oct-1939 British HQ Northern Command
24-Oct-1939 19-Jan-1940 British HQ Southern Command
20-Jan-1940 28-Mar-1940 British GHQ British Expeditionary Force
29-Mar-1940 17-May-1940 British II Corps
17-May-1940 24-May-1940 British GHQ British Expeditionary Force
25-May-1940 26-May-1940 British III Corps
26-May-1940 31-May-1940 British II Corps
31-May-1940 01-Jun-1940 British I Corps
02-Jun-1940 19-Jun-1940 British War Office
20-Jun-1940 22-Nov-1940 British V Corps
22-Nov-1940 17-Mar-1941 British VIII Corps
17-Mar-1941 31-Mar-1941 British GHQ Home Forces
01-Apr-1941 11-Apr-1941 British VIII Corps
12-Apr-1941 13-Jun-1941 British War Office
14-Jun-1941 24-Jul-1941 British HQ British Troops Egypt
25-Jul-1941 20-Nov-1941 British GHQ Middle East
21-Nov-1941 19-Jan-1942 British HQ British Troops Iraq
21-Jan-1942 10-Feb-1942 British 9 Army
11-Feb-1942 20-Feb-1942 British GHQ Middle East
21-Feb-1942 15-Jun-1942 British XIII Corps
15-Jun-1942 20-Jun-1942 British XXX Corps
20-Jun-1942 24-Jun-1942 British XIII Corps
24-Jun-1942 30-Jun-1942 British X Corps
01-Jul-1942 04-Oct-1942 British 8 Army
05-Oct-1942 26-Nov-1942 British XIII Corps
27-Nov-1942 05-Dec-1942 British 8 Army
05-Dec-1942 01-Jan-1943 British X Corps
02-Jan-1943 14-Apr-1943 British XXX Corps
14-Apr-1943 24-Apr-1943 British X Corps
24-Apr-1943 09-May-1943 British 8 Army
10-May-1943 13-Aug-1943 British XIII Corps
13-Aug-1943 26-Sep-1944 British XXX Corps
26-Sep-1944 01-Oct-1944 British VIII Corps
01-Oct-1944 09-Nov-1944 British XXX Corps
09-Nov-1944 01-Dec-1944 Canadian II Canadian Corps
02-Dec-1944 12-Dec-1944 British 21 Army Group
13-Dec-1944 16-Dec-1944 British War Office


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